To consider the report of the Head of
Consideration was given to the report of the Head of Community Services.
The Executive Member for Environment presented the report.
The Corporate Director of Regeneration & Community Services said that Blaenau Gwent had seven designated Local Nature Reserves and were bringing five forward for designation and declaration.
Declaration and designation would contribute to the Council’s Biodiversity and Ecosystem Resilience Forward Plan and help restore the impact of climate change to improve the environment.
RESOLVED that the report be accepted and the Executive Committee designate and declare five Local Nature Reserves: Sirhowy Hill Woodlands, Beaufort Hill Ponds & Woodland, Parc Bryn Bach, Garden City and Central Valley (Option 2).